05
Apr

Chinese Eight Treasure Rice Pudding

Ingredients:

a). For step 1 & 2:

2 cups (320g, or 11 oz.) glutinous rice (sticky rice)

2 cups (400 cc) water

1 tablespoon lard (another key ingredient, do not replace it with other oil)

4 tablespoons sugar

b). 8 treasures:

lotus seed

candied cherries

vietnam dried fruit dates

Small amount for each, or any amount you prefer

c). For step 3 – 6:

300g (10 oz.) red sieved bean (mashed bean)

3 tablespoons lard

1 cup (200cc) water

6 tablespoons sugar

1/2 tablespoon cornstarch

Method:

Wash and soak glutinous rice 5 ~ 6 hours. Drain. Add proper amount of water. Steam for 1 hour.

Add sugar and lard to rice while hot. Mix well.

Sieve bean, add lard and sugar. Mix well.

Chop dried fruits. Coat deep bowl with lard. Arrange fruits to be displayed attractively.

Place rice in bowl. Add bean filling in center. Close with remaining rice. Steam again for 15 minutes.

Place plate over bowl. Turn over (rice is now on the plate). Boil 6 tablespoons sugar with 1 cup water. Thicken with cornstarch diluted with water. Pour over pudding and serve hot.

Cooking time: 1 2/3 hours Nutritional information: Yield: 4 servings Each serving provides: Calories: 756 Protein: 24.4 g Note: You may freely republish this recipe as long as author bio and active hyperlinks are kept inactive. Thank you!

Note: You may freely republish this recipe as long as author bio and active hyperlinks are kept intact. Thank you.